LaGrange Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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Municipalities of Lorain County, Ohio

LaGrange Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,972 people in the township, 4,157 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in central Lorain County, it borders the following townships:

The village of LaGrange is located in central LaGrange Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only LaGrange Township statewide.[2]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[3] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lorain County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 14 May 2007.
  2. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  3. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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Coordinates: 41°14′N 82°7′W / 41.233°N 82.117°W / 41.233; -82.117